Dental Claims & Dental Billing Developments & Insights Blog

Most of the listed reasons below can be solved with improved practice systems and better communication Financial/Billing/Insurance The practice doesn’t accept the patient’s plan—not in network Billing error not resolved to patient's satisfaction. Repeated insurance or billing errors. Unexpected charge shows up on their bill. Patient feels the dentist's fees are...

Insurance Verification Nightmare Being placed on hold is just part of the day for those working claims in dental offices. The average wait time used to be ten to fifteen minutes which wasn’t good but my latest reports show that wait times have increased to two...

Coding dental claims can be challenging especially when you don’t keep up on the changes that take place every year.   Last year alone-- Effective January 1, 2015, the Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT), produced by the American Dental Association, included 16 new procedure...

Re-post from the ADA ACA grace period could affect dental practices January 08, 2016 By Jennifer Garvin Has your practice received calls asking for the return of third party payments? The Association wants to remind dentists of the Affordable Care Act's grace period rule, which provides a threemonth grace period for consumers who receive...

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